The following four programs BFI, BILAN, NIZOWKA and RHYHABSIM are from the CD (Contents CD (pdf)) accompanying the text book:
Tallaksen, L.M. & van Lanen, H.A.J. (Eds.) (2004) Hydrological Drought. Processes and Estimation Methods for Streamflow and Groundwater. Developments in Water Science, 48, Elsevier Science B.V., 579 pp.
(→ More informationon at Elsevier)
Note: The software and accompanying documents are for teaching and personal use only. The software and accompanying documents are under the copyright of the individual authors.
Acknowledgement: As user of the software you are kindly requested to acknowledge the developer in your work. The key reference for each program is given below.
Disclaimer: The European Drought Centre and the authors and organizations behind the development of the software make no representation or warranties regarding the software and methods presented. Accordingly, The European Drought Centre and the authors and organizations behind the development of the software accept no liability for any loss or damage (whether direct or indirect) incurred by any person or organization through the use of the software or methods presented.
BFI: Base flow index
Program that performs a separation of the base flow from the total streamflow and calculates the Base Flow Index (Institute of Hydrology, 1980)
User’s Guide BFI (pdf)
BFI program file (xls)
BILAN: Water balance model
Water balance model that can be used to simulate impacts of environmental change on hydrology (Kašpárek & Novický,1997)
Readme BILAN (pdf) – User’s Guide BILAN (pdf) – Background Information (pdf)
BILAN program files (zip)
Program that selects drought events and estimates extreme drought characteristics using frequency analysis (Jakobowski & Radczuk, 2004)
Readme NIZOWKA (pdf) – Background Information (pdf) – Software Manual NIZOWKA (pdf)
NIZOWKA program files (zip)
RHYHABSIM: River Hydraulics and Habitat Simulation
Physically-based model for simulation of river hydraulics and habitat (Jowett, 1989)
Readme RHYHABSIM (pdf) – User’s Guide RHYHABSIM (pdf) – Software Manual RHYHABSIM (pdf)
RHYHABSIM program files (zip)
Institute of Hydrology (1980) Low Flows Studies Report, 3 volumes. Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford, UK.
Jakobowski; W. & Radczuk, L. (2004). Estimation of Hydrological Drought Characteristics, NIZOWKA 2003, Software Manual. In: Tallaksen & van Lanen (eds) (2004) Hydrological Drought. Processes and Estimation Methods for Streamflow and Groundwater. Developments in Water Science, 48, Elsevier Science B.V., 579 pp.
Jowett, I.G. (1989) River hydraulic and habitat simulation, RHYHABSIM computer manual. New Zealand Fisheries Miscellaneous Report 49, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Kašpárek, L. & Novický, O. (1997) Application of a physically-based model to identify factors causing hydrological droughts in western and central European basins. In: FRIEND’97 – Regional Hydrology: Concepts and Models for Sustainable Water Resource Management (ed. by A. Gustard, S. Blazkova, M. Brilly, S. Demuth, J. Dixon, H. van Lanen, C. Llasat, S. Mkhandi & E. Servat), IAHS Publ. no. 246, 197–204.